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July 15, 2017
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How to: turn your iPhone or iPad into the ultimate book reading tool

As it stands, straight out of the box, Apple’s iPad is a decent reading tool — but it could be far better. Join AppleInsider for an examination of some apps and services we’ve been using for a while to really … Continue reading

April 27, 2017
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Creator of Microsoft’s infamous ‘Clippy’ tool talks designing the character on a Mac & more

One of the most iconic pieces of software design ever is the Clippy (or Clippit) assistant that was baked into Microsoft Office up until 2007. Users had and still have somewhat of a love-hate relationship with Clippy. Despite the assistant no … Continue reading

March 21, 2017
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Microsoft creates tool to help Apple users migrate data from Mac to Surface

Microsoft is attempting to make it easier for Mac users to "switch" over to Windows by creating a new tool, with the "Mac to Surface Assistant" said to help transfer the user’s files from their Mac to the company’s Windows … Continue reading

January 30, 2017
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Apple Removes Tool to Check if an iPhone or iPad is Activation Locked

Apple has removed its Activation Lock status checker on iCloud.com at some point in the past few days. The tool enabled users to enter the serial number or IMEI of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and find out if … Continue reading

January 29, 2017
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Apple removes iCloud Activation Lock status tool from website

For reasons unknown, Apple has taken down the iCloud Activation Lock status page on its website, which used to offer a convenient method of determining whether a used iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch was stolen. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 23, 2016
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Leaked documents show breadth of iPhone data accessible by Cellebrite forensic tool

Thanks to the recent encryption debate many smartphone owners are keenly aware of personal data stored on their iPhone, from contacts to calendar entries to photo metadata and more. Newly leaked documents relating to Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite demonstrate … Continue reading

December 14, 2016
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Google turns Drive for iOS into Android migration tool

Google on Tuesday activated a new Google Drive feature that turns the cloud storage app for iOS into a migration tool capable of transferring calendars, contacts and photos from an iPhone or iPad to a new Android device. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 14, 2016
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Google Photos for iOS update brings new cropping tool, speed improvements

Following the update to Hangouts for iOS yesterday, Google today has pushed a new update to Google Photos for iOS. The update brings the app to version 1.12.1 and includes a few useful changes and speed improvements. more… Filed under: … Continue reading

November 9, 2015
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Pinterest adds visual search tool to iOS app – can identify a billion objects

If you’ve ever been browsing Pinterest and spotted a lamp you really like in a shot of someone’s living room, or a bag you love in a street shot, the iOS app now has a tool designed to help. Just … Continue reading